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File #: 19-0332    Version: 0 Name: The Baltimore City Sustainability Plan
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 2/4/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 4/22/2019
Enactment #: 19-242
Title: The Baltimore City Sustainability Plan For the purpose of adopting a new Sustainability Plan for Baltimore City; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to all elements of sustainability, including air quality, water quality, resource conservation and recycling, energy, public health, environmental justice, reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, and increasing the use of alternative means of transportation.
Sponsors: City Council President (Administration)
Indexes: Baltimore City, Plan, Sustainability
Attachments: 1. 19-0332~1st Reader, 2. Planning 19-0332, 3. Law 19-0332, 4. Finance 19-0332, 5. Sustainability 19-0332, 6. DPW 19-0332, 7. Health 19-0332, 8. DGS 19-0332, 9. 2nd Reader Floor Amendments 19-0332, 10. 19-0332~3rd Reader, 11. Completed Bill File 19-0332
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
4/22/20190 Mayor Signed by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/18/20190 City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/11/20190 City Council 3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/11/20190 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Recommended Favorably  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/5/20190 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Recommended FavorablyPass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/11/20190 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/7/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Planning  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/7/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Finance  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/7/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Health  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/7/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Public Works  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/7/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of General Services  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/7/20190 City Council President Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/7/20190 City Council President Refer to Office of Sustainability  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/4/20190 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/4/20190 City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available
* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill

Introduced by: The Council President
At the request of: The Administration (Office of Sustainability)

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
The Baltimore City Sustainability Plan
For the purpose of adopting a new Sustainability Plan for Baltimore City; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to all elements of sustainability, including air quality, water quality, resource conservation and recycling, energy, public health, environmental justice, reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, and increasing the use of alternative means of transportation.
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Recitals

Article 5, § 34-4 of the Baltimore City Code requires that the Commission on Sustainability prepare a Comprehensive Sustainability Plan and, from time to time, recommend appropriate amendments to it.

Article 5, § 34-5 of the Baltimore City Code requires, among other things, that the Commission’s Comprehensive Sustainability Plan discuss all elements of sustainability, including air quality, water quality, resource conservation and recycling, energy, public health, environmental justice, reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, and increasing the use of alternative means of transportation. The Plan is also to establish 3-, 5-, and 10-year sustainability targets.

The City of Baltimore last adopted a comprehensive sustainability plan by Ordinance 09-141, effective March 12, 2009.

The Commission of Sustainability, assisted by the Office of Sustainability in the Department of Planning, has prepared a new comprehensive sustainability plan for the City. To become effecti...

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